Howling Mine Unlimited Edition Illusionary Mask

Icy Manipulator Icy Manipulator English

Artifact, 4 (4)

{1}, {T}: Tap target artifact, creature, or land.

Illus. Douglas Shuler

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/4/2004: Tapping a card with an effect like this will never pay the cost of an ability. For example, tapping a land with this card will not put mana into a player's pool.
  • 10/4/2004: Icy Manipulator can't be used to stop someone from using an ability of the permanent you plan to tap. It can be used to make a player use the ability now or to not use it.
  • 10/4/2004: The ability can target a tapped card, but tapping a tapped card does nothing useful. And it will not trigger “if the card becomes tapped” effects.
  • 10/4/2004: If you want to stop someone from attacking with a creature by using this card, you must do so before attackers are declared. You can't wait until after attackers are declared and then try to use it to make a creature stop attacking. Note that your opponent can't start declaring attackers without letting you use the Icy Manipulator.
  • 10/4/2004: Tapping an attacking creature which did not tap to attack does not remove the creature from the attack or cause the creature to stop dealing damage.
#249 (Douglas Shuler)

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German Eiskalter Manipulator
French Manipulateur glacial
Italian Manipolatore Glaciale
Spanish Manipulador gélido
Portuguese Manipulador Gélido
Japanese 氷の干渉器
Simplified Chinese 寒冰操弄器
Russian Ледяной Манипулятор
Traditional Chinese 寒冰操弄器

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